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Intel to Make Cheap Flash Laptop

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"In a similar vein to the One Laptop Per Child computer Intel have announced that they intend to produce a similar cheap laptop using flash storage.The entry of Intel and the declaration that Microsoft intend to get Windows running on the One Laptop Per Child machine suggests that there may be a general market for a cheap, robust laptop without hard drive or optical storage."
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Yay! Let them drive the price of flash up some more!
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Intel should be donating more
Cos oi doubt its not costing them $400 per laptop.
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i wonder if it will be like the MIT $100... oops now $150 laptop that's gone from one problem to the next. first peddle power, then crank, and now regular power cord (so much for third world schools that have no power). but then again this laptop seems to have raised it's prices high enough so that they have some breathing room. so much so that you can probably buy a better laptop for the same cost! that or a bit over. i mean here in Canada you can buy some cheap acer for like $599.
    
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